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  • Identity

    The Blue Barn Theatre challenges itself like never before with Bertolt Brecht's "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui". more

    Oct 28, 2016

    1:28 PM

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  • Eat Your Vegetables

    Blue Barn Theatre Uses Brecht to Challenge Both the Audience and Themselves. more

    Sep 24, 2016

    12:00 PM

    Stage

  • Drawing of jo

    It's Only Natural

    As the recently concluded Olympic Games have reminded us, the human body is a testament to capability, endurance and great beauty. Monuments to ancient Greek athletes were some of the earliest representations of physical splendor, its subje... more

    Aug 31, 2016

    11:27 AM

    Arts

  • Red road rock

    Vote for Art ☺

    While the 2016 presidential election drones and drags along for another two months, you may understandably elect to choose another way to pass the time for fun and enlightenment, let alone distraction. But if Go Big Red, Bluejay basketball... more

    Aug 31, 2016

    8:37 AM

    Arts

  • Mad

    A Curious Fire

    In the underpaid (and often never paid) world of Omaha theater, an artist’s most valuable resource is their time. How we spend that time is often a struggle between the two things most precious to us: our art and our family. Madeline Radcli... more

    Aug 9, 2016

    10:53 AM

    Arts

  • Dont-worry-web

    Child 'Baring'

    With the terrarium-like swelter of recent weeks, you might assume the current show at Darger HQ — Hothouse — was commissioned just for this summer in Omaha. But don’t expect to find tropical plants or Bikram yoga classes here; it’s a diffe... more

    Aug 3, 2016

    6:30 PM

    Arts

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    Hidden in Plain Sight

    Though Omaha is not known nationally for its architecture or built environment, new construction on both fronts appear to be booming, especially within the I480 corridor. Consider such recent developments as The Corvina, Hyatt Place, The Hi... more

    Aug 1, 2016

    8:35 AM

    Arts

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    'Nebraska Rising'

    Whatever else one takes away from Nebraska Rising, a current exhibition of 11 area artists at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, two things are remarkably clear. One, the region is not lacking in a diverse group of artists who, at wha... more

    Aug 1, 2016

    8:18 AM

    Arts

  • Visiting People With Memorable Pasts

    Circle Theatre has been around for quite a while. In fact, it’s celebrating a thirty-third anniversary this year. That’s some kind of longevity. The new Resident Director, Fran Sillau, is also 33. The past meets the future. A fresh start. ... more

    Jul 23, 2016

    8:41 PM

    Arts

  • Shattering the glass

    Femininity In Many Forms

    Spotlights on women have recently shown on our theatre stages. The Playhouse offered Calendar Girls in April and Love, Loss and What I Wore in December. Plus there was SNAP Productions’ June offering of Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New En... more

    Jul 17, 2016

    9:57 PM

    Arts

  • Big Screens, Bigger Selection

    If there is an Omaha Cinema Culture, it cuts across consumer, exhibitor, artist and aspirational experiences. Being far from traditional film centers poses certain barriers, but rich offerings and showplaces exist. Natives pursue and some a... more

    Jul 15, 2016

    6:22 PM

    Art

  • Bright Lights

    The private doodles Ciara Fortun used to make have evolved into working sketches for collections she now produces for Omaha Fashion Week shows. After debuting at OFW with a formal women's wear show in March, she's unveiling a new collectio... more

    Jul 11, 2016

    5:48 PM

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